DHA announced recently that Sinopharm vaccine will be made available for all Emirati and Dubai citizens who are 60 years and above.
The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) on Saturday introduced it’ll start providing the Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine to Emirati residents and Dubai citizens who’re aged 60 and above, beginning from Sunday.
The move is consistent with the DHA’s keenness to offer the general public with an possibility to pick out among numerous types of vaccines to be had in the emirate. The Sinopharm vaccine might be to be had at Nad Al Hamr Health Centre, Al Twar Health Centre and Al Mankhool Health Centre, the Authority stated.
“Providing the Sinopharm vaccine is a part of the DHA’s keenness to make certain the supply of COVID-19 vaccination offerings to all segments of the community, particularly the older age organizations who’re considered to be some of the high-threat categories. In the primary phase of the release of the vaccine, the DHA’s Contact Centre will attain out to folks that have already got pre-registered appointments for vaccination,” stated Dr Farida Al Khaja, CEO of DHA’s Clinical Support Services and Nursing Sector and Chairperson of the COVID-19 Vaccination Steering Committee.
Dr Al Khaja delivered that the Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine might be to be had to different segments of the population in future phases. The health authority reiterated the significance of persevering with to stick to precautionary measures and main a healthy lifestyle even after taking the vaccine.
Meanwhile, in a tweet pinned on its Twitter account, DHA stated it’s far operating on rescheduling the first dose of the COVID-19 Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. It brought that the producer has introduced the enlargement of the vaccine manufacturing capacity, which has briefly affected numerous countries globally.